A Letter to Al-Aqsa Mosque*

My eyes fill when I think of you; you are a closet in my mind, in my heart. When people ask about you, I really don’t know how to summarise your bounty. How can I possibly explain the depths of your detailed intricate design, and years of history and battle? How can I possibly describe […]

Excerpts from a Book*

A friend mentioned ‘Can you believe Ramadan is in 3 months?’ Your heart sinks to the bottom of the sea remembering what you’ve been doing for the past 3 months. You are a woman of God, undeniably, the way you care for others. But you remember the guilt from last Ramadan when you were standing […]

Lord

Lord, I fear something I shouldn’t. I feel your coming back will render All my hard work useless, not knowing That praying to you is part of the Hard work, which will bring us closer And write my name in the book of life. I don’t know what I want. I’m unsure – I’m a […]